Health Care Sciences
The Health Care Sciences Program offers a core academic curriculum and skill-based competency tasks linked to careers in the health care industry. This program provides the knowledge base for Health Care Sciences careers by preparing the student to enter the health care system. This program also provides the student with the necessary cognitive skills including communication methods, anatomy and physiology, medical terminology and the skills necessary for assisting in community health care facilities.
Topics of study include anatomy and physiology, medical ethics, medical terminology, nursing skills, leadership and employment skills, clinical experience, CPR and first aid.
The clinical experience the students receive is an integral part of the program; providing the students with the laboratory setting to perfect their procedures and hands-on experience in local health care agencies as well as helping them to develop communication skills that are essential in today’s job market.
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Physical Therapy Assistant
Medical Records Technician
Occupational Therapy Assistant
Home Health Aide
Certified Nurse Aide